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Calculate your Clean Rivers Rewards stormwater discount

Use a discount calculator to see how your savings will increase with each step you take to let stormwater runoff from your roof, driveway, or parking lot safely soak into the ground on your property.

File and pay your arts tax

File your arts tax return online. Pay your tax due with Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, ACH payment or mail a check or money order. Make a donation to the arts education and access fund.

Online alarm payment

Alarm payments are now offered online.

Pay your sewer, stormwater, and water bill

Pay and manage your options on your City of Portland sewer, stormwater, and water bill.

Register your business

New businesses that operate in Portland or Multnomah County are required to register their business with the Revenue Division within the first 60 days of operation.

Request a police report or record

To submit a public records request or check the status of an existing public records request.

Appeal a City decision (other than a tow of a vehicle)

File an appeal with the City Auditor's Hearings Office to challenge an administrative decision made by the City of Portland. Examples of the types of cases: park exclusions, private for-hire permit denial or suspension, water or sewer billing

Apply for a Community Watershed Stewardship Program grant

If you have a project that benefits your community and the environment, you can apply for a Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) grant of up to $12,000. The two-page pre-application for projects is due by 4 p.m. on the first Friday of February each year.

Apply for a job at the City of Portland

New job openings are posted every Monday morning. You can view all postings online, search for a job that interests you, and apply online.

Apply for a native plant mini-grant

Mini-grants are available from the Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP). These grants provide gift certificates for native plants that benefit the watershed. They are available to community groups or individuals. We accept and review applications year-round. Download the application here.

Apply for a temporary liquor license

Temporary or special event liquor license applications must be submitted to both the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) and the City for approval. The City's deadline for temporary liquor licenses is seven days prior to your event.

Apply for a Treebate

If you bought and planted a yard tree between September 1 and April 30, you may be eligible for a Treebate. The Treebate is a one-time rebate on your City of Portland sewer/stormwater/water utility bill for planting a tree.

Apply for an annual liquor license

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) holds ultimate authority over liquor licensing. First, OLCC must accept your application. Next, forward your application to the City, which includes documentation beyond what's required for a temporary license.

Apply for sewer connection loans

If you received a required connection notice from the City that you need to correct your sewer connection, then you can apply for a sewer loan. Loans are available for City fees and plumbing costs. Environmental Services is the contact for all sewer connection loans.

Apply for special event liability insurance/TULIP

Users of City property must show proof of insurance for certain events. An option to purchase Tenants User Liability Insurance Program (TULIP) through the City is available: meets City requirements, liability and property damage, cost effective, liquor liability optional, covers most events.

Become a Green Street steward

Register as a volunteer Green Street steward and help take care of Green Streets in your neighborhood. It takes only a few minutes to sign up and find available Green Streets to adopt. Thank you for helping us keep our rivers and streams clean.

Bonfire permit application

Conditional use permit for ceremonial bonfires.

File a claim against the City

Liability claims can be for personal injury, property damage or for damages or losses that involve a City vehicle. See the two options below and choose the correct form to file. Claimant must submit a claim within 180 days of the incident.

Find garbage, recycling and composting company and collection schedule

Your curbside collection company and schedule are based on your street address, for both weekly and monthly customers. Look up the provider and schedule for pickup of your trash, recyclables, and compost. Also, sign up for garbage day email reminders.

Make a complaint about a City bureau or office

The Ombudsman is your Rose City watchdog. We are here to make sure City government treats Portland residents and businesses fairly. We investigate complaints and identify ways to resolve them. As part of the City Auditor’s Office, we’re independent and impartial.

Noise concerns

Submit a noise concern.

Non-street parking penalty notice complaints

If you already tried to resolve your complaint with the lot operator who issued you a parking penalty notice, but were unsuccessful, you may file a complaint to the City of Portland.

Notify me of a job opening in Fire and Rescue

Receive information about openings for entry level firefighter positions.

Property or evidence release

The public can retrieve their property from the Property and Evidence Division under certain conditions.

Provide a crime tip

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 for information that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony. Tipsters can remain anonymous.